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Supporting Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.


Supports projects that improve, fix and repair buildings, homes and facilities specifically used by people in need throughout the UK. The types of projects they can fund are:

  • Improved energy efficient lighting & heating
  • Installation of new kitchen, bathroom etc.
  • Installation of a sensory room
  • General painting & decorating
  • Improving safety and security of a building

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Who can apply

Registered charities based in the UK.

When to apply

Trustees meet to review applications in March, June, September and December. The cut off date for applications will be the 10th of the month prior to the Trustee meeting.

Next deadline: 10 May 2023

How to apply

Apply online via the Foundation website.

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Activites funded: Housing & shelter Health care & wellbeing Mental health care Recreation & social activities Social care & welfare Energy

Beneficiaries funded: People affected by drugs and alcohol Economically/socially disadvantaged Families Homeless or badly housed Care experienced people LGBTQI people People in poverty Mental health conditions Older people Ill-health Disabilities Learning disabilities Physical disabilities Sensory impairments Refugees & asylum seekers

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The Screwfix Foundation

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